Definición de aragonite en inglés:

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aragonite

Pronunciación: /ˈarəɡ(ə)nʌɪt/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A mineral consisting of calcium carbonate and typically occurring as colourless prisms in deposits from hot springs.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • That coating has been tentatively identified as aragonite.
  • These two forms are called aragonite and calcite.
  • Microscopic crystals of aragonite located in the inner ears of zebrafish control balance and hearing.

Origen

Early 19th century: from the place name Aragon + -ite1.

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